The first table below looks at the demand for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bradford region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 23 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing SOAP 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.80% 0.51% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.52% 3.13% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £340 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £35.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+8.64% +9.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
46 32 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 27.54% 16.24% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 12
Average daily rate £338 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £400 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.27% -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
SOAP
West Yorkshire

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Bradford region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

SOAP
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) WCF

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#